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Compound: [AuCl4]-

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Kin Man Au Mike Morris 18 Feb 2004 14:52 18 Feb 2004 14:53 98 Accepted

Compound formula

Central atom Formula Structural formula Isomer label Charge Formula weight Counter ionSpecific rotation label Absolute rotation label
gold (Au) Cl4Au1 [AuCl4]- -1 338.779

Classification for Au

This compound is regarded as a discrete molecular species.

Oxidation number MLXZ class Coordination number (CN) Donor set Total valence electron count VE configuration Magnetism Block
3 ML1X3 4 Cl4 16 d8 diamagnetic d

Contributed properties

Geometry about Au Point group Spin (only applies to some compounds of some d-block elements)Distortion type Physical state Colour Melting point
square planar (4) Unknown not given

Notes

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Key references

  1. Housecroft, C.E.; Sharpe, A.G. in Inorganic Chemistry, (2001), Prentice Hall, page 442.

3D structure




Synthesis

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Reactions

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Other calculated properties

Isotope pattern

     337   78.22  _______________________________________
     338    0.00  
     339  100.00  __________________________________________________
     340    0.00  
     341   47.94  ________________________
     342    0.00  
     343   10.22  _____
     344    0.00  
     345    0.82